hand·​blown ˈhan(d)-ˈblōn How to pronounce handblown (audio)
: made by glassblowing and molded by hand

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web This elegant, handblown glass vase by Hawkins New York is offered in six pretty colors and two sizes. Hannah Baker, Better Homes & Gardens, 6 Mar. 2023 Plus, the understated handblown glass vessel will look super luxe on your side table. Monique Valeris, Good Housekeeping, 20 Dec. 2022 The pioneering creator Dale Chihuly, who famously decorated the ceiling of Las Vegas’ Bellagio casino with 1,800 square feet of handblown glass floral forms, is a consummate collector. Samantha Baskind, Smithsonian Magazine, 23 Nov. 2022 Definition line is produced by machine, offering the weight and feel of handblown glass with the precision of modern technology. Mike Desimone And Jeff Jenssen, Robb Report, 18 Nov. 2022 Founded in 2013, the brand is interested in fusing science, craft and fashion, and made headlines earlier this year when its handblown glass bag, on sale for 2,700 euros, was carried by Doja Cat on the Grammy Awards red carpet. Jessica Testa, New York Times, 2 Oct. 2022 This collection consists of a set of four handblown whiskey glasses made from premium lead-free glass. Mark Stock, Men's Health, 16 Nov. 2022 These paperweights are made to order in NYC by artist John Derian, known for his handmade decoupage, using an expanding archive of 18th- and 19th-century prints in a handblown glass dome. Danny Perez, Popular Mechanics, 11 Nov. 2022 The setup consists of a handblown smoky gray glass globe with a tapered (removable) anodized aluminum mouthpiece that gives the whole thing a slightly Sputnik vibe. Los Angeles Times, 2 Nov. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1885, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of handblown was in 1885

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“Handblown.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/handblown. Accessed 30 Mar. 2023.

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